Bezos climate fund offers millions to BlocPower, an energy efficiency start-up

Posted by Kapil on December 13th, 2021


  • BlocPower, a Brooklyn-based energy technology firm that focuses on commercial and residential building energy efficiency, received .5 million from the Bezos Earth Fund.
  • BlocPower is working to decarbonize buildings in large and small towns around the United States, especially in its hometown of New York City.
  • It also collaborates with Ithaca, New York, which has recently started a 100% decarbonization strategy. According to BlocPower, buildings across the country lose up to 0 billion in fossil fuel consumption each year.

Grant for Development in the Urban

This week, the Bezos Earth Fund announced additional donations totaling 3 million to a variety of climate and environmental organizations. BlocPower, an energy efficiency technology start-up focused on building construction and retrofits in urban areas, received a .5 million grant.

BlocPower, an energy technology business based in Brooklyn, has executed 1,000 green energy projects in the New York City area to date. It wants to use the Bezos funding to expand its BlocMaps software database to include 125 million structures and new cities. It detects buildings that require energy efficiency upgrades and assists property owners in learning how to electrify and decarbonize their structures.

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